Italian Cypress Trees in North Texas Are Dying, and Yep, It's Probably the Weather

Stressed Italian cypress trees throughout North Texas are turning an ugly brown, and many are dying. The problem has gotten so bad that trees in nurseries have been affected, so buy carefully. The cypresses, often used to frame an entryway, have been hit hard by a combination of environmental factors. First, there was a long-term drought followed by record rains and then a sharp cold snap this past winter, says Micah Pace, an arborist with Preservation Tree Services.   Continue reading...

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